Exam-Style Question on Mensuration
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Question id: 168. This question is similar to one that appeared on a GCSE Higher paper (specimen) for 2017. The use of a calculator is not allowed.
A builder needs to lift a steel block. It is a cuboid with dimensions 2 m by 0.2 m by 0.2 m. Steel has a density of 7.6 g/cm3.
The builder's lifting gear can lift a maximum load of 500 kg. Can the lifting gear be used to lift the steel block?
Justify your decision.
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